Week #5; Wed. 1/31/18: Genesis 31:1-36:43

Genesis 31: 11 pertaining to the angel of God who directs Jacob to “return to the land of your kindred.” THE HANDS ON ACTIVITY OF GOD WHO DIRECTS MOVES AND HIS PEOPLE LIKE JACOB OBEY. ALSO, GOD’S ACTIVITY SHOWS UP IN DREAMS TO THE LIKES OF LABEN DIRECTING HIM TO DO NO GOOD OR BAD TO JACOB.

Genesis 32:1, 28 pertaining to the angels of God and Esau and Jacob’s encounter with God. JACOB WRESTLES WITH AND IS BLESSES BY GOD AND IS RENAMED ISRAEL.

Genesis 33:4 pertaining the meeting between Jacob and Esau. THEY BOTH WEPT AT BEING REUNITED.

Genesis 34:5, 15 pertaining to the defiling of Dinah, the daughter of Leah and Jacob. THE HIVITES SUFFERED SHAME AND DEATH FOR ABUSE OF DINAH.

Genesis 35:9, 23 pertaining to God’s reaffirmation of Jabob’s name as Israel. THE LAND GIVEN TO ABRAHAM WILL BE GIVEN TO ISRAEL AND THEIR OFFSPRING.

Genesis 36:1 pertaining to Esau’s dependents. THE SEPARATION OF JACOB AND ESAU IS DETERMINED BY INSUFFICIENT LAND TO SUPPORT HERDS OF BOTH.

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